Republican Sen. Sharon Runner of Lancaster introduced SB54 after the state Supreme Court ruled that prohibiting all sex offenders from living within 2,000 feet of schools or parks goes too far.
SB695 would require school districts to make sexual violence prevention part of the curriculum at school districts where health education is a high school graduation requirement.
Speaking to delegates at a state Democratic convention Sunday, the 10-term congresswoman said she said something offensive “and for that I sincerely apologize.”
State senators have passed a controversial bill aimed at increasing California’s school immunization rates.
It’s official: Garden Grove Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez will run for the seat set to be vacated by U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer.
Tom Del Beccaro, a former chairman of the California Republican Party, announced Sunday that he’s undertaking a longshot bid to succeed Barbara Boxer as California’s next U.S. senator.
Southland lawmakers are criticizing a vote by the California State Senate to replace a statue in the U.S. Capitol of one of the state’s key historical figures with one of astronaut Sally Ride.
Senate President Kevin de Leon and Assemblywoman Hanna-Beth Jackson announced legislation on Tuesday that would require school districts where health education is a high school graduate requirement to make sexual violence prevention a part of the curriculum.
Harris has been in office since 2011 and is the first woman, the first African American and the first South Asian to hold the office in the state’s history.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom confirmed Monday he will not run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer.
Former Republican Sen. Sharon Runner announced this week that she is taking steps to run in a special election that will be called to fill a state Senate seat in the Antelope Valley.
A termed-out state assemblyman was favored Tuesday to succeed state Sen. Rod Wright, who resigned in September after being sentenced for lying about where he lived when he ran for office.
Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, introduced SB15 on Tuesday that would increase state funding, redirect funds from a scholarship program, and charge a higher rate to out-of-state students.
Sen. Kevin de Leon of Los Angeles has invited 2,000 guests, including about 200 officeholders, to witness his swearing-in as Senate president pro tempore during a Wednesday ceremony at Walt Disney Concert Hall.
California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.